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USS SAFEGUARD

(ARS-25)

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ARS-25 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ARS-25 Shellback Initiation Add a ARS-25 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1943 Keel Date: 5 JUN 1943
NOV 1943 Launch Date: 20 NOV 1943
SEP 1944 Commissioned: 30 SEP 1944
DEC 1947 Decommissioned: 12 DEC 1947
OCT 1952 - DEC 1952 Wonsan Harbor
JUN 1955 - AUG 1955 Deployed nrth of Pt. Barrow with Dew Line expedition
JUL 1956 - SEP 1956 Deployed to Arctic north of Point Barrow and Canada July 1956
NOV 1956 - Shellback Initiation - 27 NOV 1956 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1957 - AUG 1957 2nd deployment to deliver Distant EarlyWarning ships to Arctic
APR 1960 - JAN 1961 West Pac
JAN 1961 - JAN 1961 USS Safeguard ARS 25 deployment to Indonesia
NOV 1965 - FEB 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1967 - JUL 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1967 - DEC 1967 Salvaged USS Clark County LST-601 at Duc Phu Vietnam.
AUG 1968 Shellback Initiation - 18 AUG 1968 - Pacific Ocean
DEC 1968 - JAN 1969 Repaired SS Helisoma (mined by VC) at Na Trang Vietnam.
FEB 1972 - JUL 1975 West Pac

ARS-25 General Specifications

Complement: 120 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1650 tons

Length: 213 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet

Draft: 14 feet 8 in

Flank Speed: 15 knots